UMTSS Connections Conference
June 21 - 23, 2016
Supporting All Students to Reach New Heights

UMTSS Connections Conference
June 21 - 23, 2016

Davis Conference Center • Layton, Utah

2016 Conference Evaluation

2016 Conference Flyer

We are looking forward to greeting all registered attendees at the UMTSS Connections Conference, June 21-23 at the Davis Conference Center in Layton Utah. The main conference is Wednesday and Thursday, June 22-23. If you register for pre-conference meetings we will see you on Tuesday, June 21.

Registration check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. and the keynote sessions begin promptly at 8:30 a.m. each day. A detailed schedule and directions to the conference center will be posted on this website. Plan to dress in layers as the conference center will be comfortably cool.

An abbreviated conference program will be provided at check-in and detailed session materials will be available online for you to access and download. It is recommended that you access the session descriptions to map out a schedule before you arrive at the conference. Be sure to look at the poster sessions that will be offered both days following the keynote address. You are welcome to bring laptops or tablets as wireless internet connectivity will be available throughout the facility.

If you have questions, please contact USU Conference Services:
Kylie Downs (

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Ginny Eggen & Devin Healey, Utah State Office of Education

Join us June 21-23, 2016 at the Davis Conference Center in Layton Utah. Pre-Conference Meetings for District and Transitions Meetings will be held June 21, also at the Davis Conference Center. As with the very successful 2014 and 2015 Conferences, this year’s program again features an amazing array of professional learning and collaborative networking opportunities. Updates are being posted regularly so please check back for additional information.

UMTSS 2016 will host Concurrent Sessions on:

  • Leadership
  • Literacy and Numeracy
  • Behavior and Positive Behavior Supports
  • Transition to Career Pathways
  • Educating English Learners
  • Special Education
  • Effective Instruction
  • Tiered Intervention
  • Assessment
  • Many Other Topics

Pre-Conference Meetings – June 21, 2016

  • Transitions Symposium
  • District Meeting (by invitation only)
See the Pre-Con tab for more information

This conference is eligible for one USU Credit for a recording fee of $30. Complete the appropriate form and make your checks payable to USU. Credit cards are not accepted. Bring your forms and your checks to the registration desk at UMTSS Connections Conference. Access the forms at these links:

USU Credit – SPED 5560 – Undergrad Credit
USU Credit – SPED 6560 – Graduate Credit
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